History of Minimum Wage in the US

History of Minimum Wage in the US

March 13, 2013 at 2:55 pm

 

 

 

As of January 2013, 18 states and Washington DC have wages above the federal minimum wage, 23 states are the same as the federal minimum wage at $7.25, and 4 states are set below. The interactive map above tracks changes in individual state minimum wages over 3 decades.

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